Gulf Times - Air-accident
Taiwan pilot killed, another missing after fighter jets collide

Taiwan pilot killed, another missing after fighter jets collide

A Taiwanese air force pilot was killed and another was missing on Monday after their fighter jets disappeared in a suspected mid-air collision off the island's southern coast, officials said.

Data recovered from crashed Indonesia jet's flight recorder

Data recovered from crashed Indonesia jet's flight recorder

Indonesian investigators have successfully recovered data from a crashed passenger jet's flight recorder, days after the plane with 62 people aboard slammed into the sea, they said Friday.

Indonesia locates black boxes of crashed jet as body parts recovered

Indonesia locates black boxes of crashed jet as body parts recovered

Indonesian authorities on Sunday located the black boxes of the Sriwijaya Air jet that crashed into the sea soon after taking off from the capital Jakarta, as human body parts and pieces of the plane were retrieved.

Two dead after Malaysian helicopters collide

Two dead after Malaysian helicopters collide

Two people were killed when a pair of helicopters from the same Malaysian pilot school collided during a training flight, authorities said Sunday.

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed - investigation

Lightning struck Russian plane before it crashed - investigation

Lightning struck a Russian Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft knocking out its auto pilot system shortly before it crash landed in Moscow last month killing 41 people, investigators said on Friday, adding it had approached too fast and been too heavy

Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

Funerals for Ethiopia crash victims but little to bury

Ethiopians were holding funerals Sunday for friends and relatives who perished in last week's Ethiopian Airlines crash, which killed all onboard and saw the worldwide grounding of the Boeing aircraft involved.

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157

Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes, killing 157

An Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 passenger jet to Nairobi crashed early on Sunday with 149 passengers and eight crew members aboard, the airline said, and there were no survivors, according to the state broadcaster..

At least 19 killed in South Sudan plane crash

At least 19 killed in South Sudan plane crash

At least 19 people died in South Sudan on Sunday when a small aircraft carrying passengers from capital Juba to the city of Yirol crashed, an official said.

France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosion

France to lead investigation into A380 engine explosion

France's air accident investigation agency said on Tuesday it would lead the investigation into an engine explosion that led to the emergency landing of an Air France A380 superjumbo in Canada with over 500 people on board on Saturday.

American Airlines jet catches fire on takeoff

American Airlines jet catches fire on takeoff

The engine of an American Airlines Group Inc jet caught fire seconds from takeoff at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort its departure and evacuate passengers via emergency chutes, authorities said.

At least 6 dead after Russian cargo plane crashes in Siberia

At least 6 dead after Russian cargo plane crashes in Siberia

At least six people have died after a Russian plane on a fire-fighting mission crashed in Siberia, Russian news agencies reported on Sunday.